We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.

Tooley's Boatyard

Tooley's the famous boatyard where L.T.C.Rolt's boat Cressy was made, now 225 years old the dry dock and forge are still used everyday. Dock works, all works, repairs, blacking, painting and surveys. Tours - From Easter weekend every Saturday - booking only basis for tours, tours include dock, forge and belt room. Boat trips and boat hire. Courses. - The Isis School of Boat Handling and Blacksmithing - we stock over 100 essential items for boaters and can order within the week anything else.


  • Coal sales
  • Professional boat repairs & servicing
  • DIY boat repair facilities
  • Dry-dock
  • Chandlery
  • Boat handling courses

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Tooley's Boatyard

Spiceball Park Road
Banbury Museum
OX16 2PQ

Disability Access Information

Chandlery, Museum, dock and but not yard

  • Path slope no steeper than 1 in 10